Sara Teves Badr

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Microbes to be 'last survivors' on future Earth

<b>The last surviving creatures on Earth will be tiny organisms living deep underground, according to scientists.</b><p>Researchers used a computer model to assess our planet's fate billions of years from now.<p>They found that as the Sun becomes hotter and brighter, only microbes would be able cope with the …

New Update Lets Google Glass View Websites And Listen To More Voice Commands

And Google Glass’ slow march toward market readiness continues. The development team shared a few details about an upcoming update on the official Glass Google+ page, and it finally unlocks some oft-requested features for all those Glass Explorers to start mucking around with.<p>The changelog is a …

Meteor shower and dancing planets to grace July night sky

Science News<p>Summer planets, constellations and a late-month meteor shower should combine to make July a skywatching treat, weather permitting.<p>The Delta Aquarid meteor shower graces the night sky at the end of July, and during the month, the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius shine, pointing …

Tonight, Watch NASA's IRIS Launch Live

Don't miss it! Coverage begins at 9 p.m.<p>Tonight, NASA will launch their solar satellite IRIS (Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph). Don't miss the live stream tonight on PopSci.com--just find your way back here at 9 p.m. EDT, when coverage begins, or at about 10:25 p.m. (just prior to the …

Mouse Cloned From A Mere Drop Of Blood

Scientists in Japan have been able, for the first time, to successfully clone a mouse from a blood sample drawn from a living donor's tail.<p>Scientists at the Riken BioResource Center in Japan have managed to clone a mouse from a minuscule, peripheral blood sample for the first time. The method …

Can Putting Your Phone In The Fridge Keep It Safe From Eavesdroppers?

Fact-checking Edward Snowden's anti-spy technique<p>Being legal counsel for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden probably comes with its fair share of paranoia. To combat eavesdropping techniques that can activate a cell phone's microphone and transmit data even when the device is ostensibly off, even his …

Why grammar really is child’s play

Babies "babble" grammatically, according to new research. It just shows that young children can be excellent grammarians, says Sara Wernham.<p>For the uninitiated, the word ‘grammarian’ conjures up a picture of an elitist scholar or geeky pedant who is overly involved with the minutiae of language. …

Phobias: The rationale behind irrational fears

Recently, this section featured an article about the tarantula <i>Typhochlaena costae</i>. While the piece was very interesting, this was likely lost on some …

Three-person IVF: UK government backs mitochondrial transfer

The government is to push ahead with plans that would allow doctors to prevent major childhood diseases by creating IVF babies that have genetic …

Dad Sequences Daughter's Genome To Pinpoint Her Rare Syndrome

The extreme possibilities of personalized medicine<p>Dads all have their talents. Mine was a whiz at fixing mechanical toys, such as my orange, flower-printed, wind-up owl. Bea Reinhoff's dad trained as a geneticist in the 1980s, although he ultimately chose to leave medicine in order to fund biotech …

Julianne Moore In Talks to Join Last Two HUNGER GAMES Films

How funny is "The Heat"? Moviefone has the 10 things you need to know about the Sandra Bullock/Melissa MCarthy team-up: http://aol.it/19z5J76 Fill in the blank: "The Heat" is going to be __________

Sony Moving Forward With a 'Captain Planet' Movie – /Film

Well-known, environmentally conscious cartoon series <i>Captain Planet and the Planeteers</i> might finally be making a leap to the big screen. The story of …

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